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April 1, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4417 — March 28-April 1, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4417–March 28-April 1, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “House of Representatives set to vote on bill to improve retirement system. What to know,” by Carmen Reinicke (_CNBC_, March 29, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Social Security benefits should not be cut,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, March 29, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “Romney suggests cutting retirement benefits for younger Americans,” by Ed Pilkington (_Guardian_ [London], March 31, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

4. “Biden wants a federal minimum staffing requirement for nursing homes,” by Andrea Hsu (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, March 30, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 6 minutes 59 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

5. “Private Equity’s Opaque Costs Mystify the Pensions That Pay Them,” by Sabrina Willmer (_Bloomberg_, March 29, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

6. “We can turn the caregiver crisis around, but fast action is needed,” by Katie Smith Sloan (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], March 26, 2022) Note: This article is an opinion piece.
thehill.com…

7. “The gender wage gap could cost women millions when they retire,” by Ylan Mui (_CNBC_, March 30, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. ALABAMA NEWS: “Alabama lawmakers approve teacher retirement benefit changes,” by Trisha Powell Crain (_AL.com_, March 31, 2022).
www.al.com…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “‘Large-scale fraud’ and lax oversight plague California’s hospice industry, audit finds,” by Ben Poston and Kim Christensen (_Los Angeles Times_, March 29, 2022). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

10. IDAHO NEWS: “Researchers study wildfire smoke in Idaho nursing home,” by Rachel Cohen (_Boise State Public Radio_, March 29, 2022).
www.boisestatepublicradio.org…

11. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas won’t enforce vaccine rule for nursing home workers,” by John Hanna (_Associated Press_, March 30, 2022).
apnews.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. pension fund manager resigns amid inquiry into conflict-of-interest questions in N.Y.,” by Ted Sherman (_NJ.com_, March 29, 2022).
www.nj.com…

13. NEW YORK NEWS: “NY nursing home staffing mandate takes effect. Trade group says it’s ‘impossible to comply with’,” by Joh Harris (_Buffalo News_, April 1, 2022).
buffalonews.com…

14. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “For-profit vs. nonprofit: Do some NC nursing homes cut corners on staffing and quality?” by Ames Alexander and Gavin Off (_Charlotte Observer_, March 28, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 6 minutes 15 seconds) transcript available at the site.
www.charlotteobserver.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “How PSERS pension plan fell out of love with Bridgewater, the world’s biggest hedge fund,” by Craig R. McCoy and Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, March 28, 2022).
www.inquirer.com…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Broken ‘compassionate release’ rules strand Pa.’s sickest prisoners as costs to taxpayers soar,” by Danielle Ohl (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, March 30, 2022).
www.post-gazette.com…

17. OREGON NEWS: “US unions condemn ‘unacceptable’ Oregon pension fund link with NSO,” by Stephanie Kirchgaessner (_Guardian_ [London], March 31, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

18. VERMONT NEWS: “Senate unanimously advances pension deal brokered with unions,” by Lola Duffort (_VTDigger_, March 31, 2022).
vtdigger.org…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. CHINA NEWS: “With carrot and stick, China presses ahead with COVID vaccinations for elderly,” by Ryan Woo and Roxanne Liu (_Reuters_, April 1, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

20. EUROPEAN UNION NEWS: “EU health ministers call for common approach to 2nd boosters for elderly,” by Andreas Rinke and Ludwig Burger (_Reuters_, March 29, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

21. FRENCH NEWS: “French oppose Macron’s proposed later retirement, poll shows as election looms,” (_Reuters_, April 1, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “Raising pension age would be Fine Gael’s ‘political death warrant’, says Siptu,” by Emmet Malone (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], March 28, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. JAPAN NEWS: “How a war in Ukraine crushed the hopes of thousands of elderly Japanese,” by Michelle Ye Hee Lee and Julia Mio Inuma (_Washington Post_, March 31, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

24. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Covid-19: Why elderly are dying with Omicron at disproportionately high rates,” by Chris Hyde (_Stuff.co_, April 1, 2022).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/explained/300555559/covid19-why-elderly-are-dying-with-omicron-at-disproportionately-high-rates…

25. UK NEWS: “Care home residents win right to always have one visitor,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, March 31, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Proportion of Covid-19 deaths aged 80 and over at highest since pandemic began,” by Ian Jones (_Independent_ [London], March 29, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/covid-people-england-infections-office-for-national-statistics-b2046341.html…

27. UK NEWS: “Two-thirds of those starting retirement in 2022 ‘plan to continue working’,” by Vicky Shaw (_Independent_ [London], March 30, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/money/twothirds-of-those-starting-retirement-in-2022-plan-to-continue-working-b2046887.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “In Difficult Cases, ‘Families Cannot Manage Death at Home’,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, March 26, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

29. “For end-stage dementia, Medicare can make hospice harder to access,” by Emily Harris (_Washington Post_, March 26, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

30. “FDA authorizes 4th COVID shots for people 50 and older,” by Rob Stein (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, March 29, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 51 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

31. “Does it make sense for older people to get another booster against COVID-19?” by Steve Inskeep and Rob Stein (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, March 29, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 45 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

32. “Stroke treatments safe and effective for people with existing disability or dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 28, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Promising Alzheimer’s drug may also improve memory in down syndrome and normal aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Half of older adults now die with a dementia diagnosis, up sharply,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 1, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Atrial fibrillation and dementia clearly associated,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 30, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Alzheimer’s: amyloid and tau are a perilous couple,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Preliminary study: drug may be safe in those with mild cognitive impairment, mild dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 31, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Ageing gratefully: Older people summon more positivity in response to distress,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 27, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

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